Over 550 victims of this man put through these unnecessary treatments, it looks like, according to some sources.Stanislaw Buzynski
For me, the sheer horror of this is mind-boggling. I can't believe the story is not getting more coverage where I live.
has been treating actual cancer patients with useless "drugs", charging them $7000-9500/mo out of pocket (insurance won't touch him) for the privilege, and generally violating petty much every ethical guideline imaginable. (Tip of the iceberg: The "Independent Review Board" that oversees his trials is chaired by one of his employees, some of his practicing "doctors" aren't licensed, and he has no oncologists to my knowledge.) He gets away with it because it's a "clinical trial", despite publishing no meaningful or repeatable results.
He has been doing this for forty-one years
, and was just recently allowed to resume treatment despite his third miserable failure of an FDA inspection and the somewhat publicized death of a child under his care.
It doesn't surprise me at all any more that we don't hear more about prolific quacks.